Health

Medanta Hospital launches child care facility

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 15:50

Gurugram, Aug 17 (IANS) Medanta - The Medicity has launched state-of-the-art pediatrics department to provide quality child care, the hospital said on Thursday.

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Loss of smell could warn of Alzheimer's disease

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 12:06

Toronto, Aug 17 (IANS) Inability to distinguish between the smell of a lemon and petrol could point to the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests.

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Government to regulate knee implant prices

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 18:02

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The government has decided to bring all knee implant surgeries under regulation in order to control their prices, Union Minister Ananth Kumar said on Wednesday.

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Plant-based vaccines could help eradicate polio virus

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 14:54

London, Aug 16 (IANS) In a breakthrough, scientists have used plants to produce a new vaccine against the polio virus, a finding which can pave the way for global eradication of the disease.

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Smartphone app may help manage mental illness

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 13:36

New York, Aug 16 (IANS) Researchers have developed a smartphone app to help middle-aged and older adults self-manage their mental illness and other chronic conditions, suggests new research.

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Liver inflammation may raise risk of heart diseases

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 18:24

London, Aug 15 (IANS) Inflammation in the liver can play a key role in the development of fat accumulation in the arteries, cause blood clots as well as other cardiovascular conditions, researchers have found.

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Pesticide-contaminated eggs detected in S. Korea

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 10:04

Seoul, Aug 15 (IANS) South Korea has detected eggs contaminated with the pesticide fipronil and has momentarily banned egg products from all farms with over 3,000 hens, authorities announced on Tuesday.

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